The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Engineer
Rank 545 554 509
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 98 87 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 68
Median daily rate £356 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £317 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.75 £52.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% +30.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £52.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-23.83% +30.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 85 £356 -5.06% 14
London +21 30 £381 +1.66% 2
North East - 30 £310 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 29 £310 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 29 £310 - 1
South East -5 14 £380 +4.82% 2
Scotland -2 11 £365 -19.15%
City of London +42 10 £369 -4.83% 2
Hampshire +7 9 £390 +23.80%
Renfrewshire -36 5 £365 -19.15%
Erskine -38 5 £365 -19.15%
South West 0 4 £325 - 1
Berkshire -8 4 £368 -4.23%
Farnborough - 4 £433 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Manchester -13 3 £488 - 2
North West -14 3 £488 - 2
West Midlands -22 3 £375 -6.25% 5
Winchester +1 2 - -
Birmingham -5 2 £450 -11.11% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £382 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire -1 1 £425 +6.25%
Leeds -13 1 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire -18 1 £425 +13.33%
South Wales - 1 £413 -
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 97 (54.49%) SAN
2 76 (42.70%) EMC
3 75 (42.13%) Windows
4 62 (34.83%) Security Cleared
5 61 (34.27%) HP
6 55 (30.90%) Linux
7 53 (29.78%) NetApp
7 53 (29.78%) VMware
8 48 (26.97%) SC Cleared
9 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
10 39 (21.91%) Unix
11 38 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (16.29%) Cisco
13 28 (15.73%) Brocade
13 28 (15.73%) Windows Server
14 27 (15.17%) Migration
15 24 (13.48%) NetBackup
15 24 (13.48%) ITIL
15 24 (13.48%) Data Centre
15 24 (13.48%) EMC VNX
16 23 (12.92%) 3PAR
16 23 (12.92%) Change Control
16 23 (12.92%) NAS
17 22 (12.36%) Finance
18 21 (11.80%) Replication
19 20 (11.24%) Fibre Channel
20 19 (10.67%) Change Management
20 19 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
21 17 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
22 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.81%) Office 365
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (54.49%) SAN
2 23 (12.92%) NAS
3 20 (11.24%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (5.62%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.93%) DNS
5 7 (3.93%) Firewall
6 4 (2.25%) DHCP
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.69%) FCoE
7 3 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.12%) FTP
8 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) DWDM
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.56%) MPLS
9 1 (0.56%) OSPF
9 1 (0.56%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.48%) Data Centre
1 24 (13.48%) EMC VNX
2 21 (11.80%) Replication
3 16 (8.99%) EMC VMAX
4 15 (8.43%) HP Storage
5 12 (6.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (6.18%) CLARiiON
7 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.49%) Clustering
8 8 (4.49%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.81%) Celerra
10 5 (2.81%) FlexPod
10 5 (2.81%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (2.25%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
13 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (1.12%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.13%) Windows
2 55 (30.90%) Linux
3 39 (21.91%) Unix
4 28 (15.73%) Windows Server
5 17 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.30%) AIX
8 10 (5.62%) Data ONTAP
8 10 (5.62%) Solaris
9 9 (5.06%) HPUX
10 8 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.56%) CentOS
13 1 (0.56%) SUSE
13 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.17%) Migration
2 24 (13.48%) ITIL
3 23 (12.92%) Change Control
4 19 (10.67%) Change Management
4 19 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
6 10 (5.62%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.62%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.93%) Capacity Management
9 7 (3.93%) Project Management
9 7 (3.93%) Release Management
10 6 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.25%) Data Migration
12 3 (1.69%) Application Packaging
12 3 (1.69%) High Availability
12 3 (1.69%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.18%) SQL
2 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.81%) VBScript
4 2 (1.12%) Korn
4 2 (1.12%) Perl
4 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (34.83%) Security Cleared
2 48 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) Degree
5 6 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.69%) CCNP
7 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.69%) RHCT
8 2 (1.12%) EMCSA
8 2 (1.12%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.12%) HPE ATP
8 2 (1.12%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) NCDA
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) EMCISA
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) BS7799
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (6.74%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.18%) NFS
5 10 (5.62%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.81%) vSphere
7 4 (2.25%) XenApp
8 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.69%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.12%) StorNext
9 2 (1.12%) Xsan
10 1 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.56%) SRDF
10 1 (0.56%) vCloud
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.56%) VMFS
10 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (13.48%) NetBackup
2 15 (8.43%) Tivoli
3 14 (7.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (7.30%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.37%) EMC VPLEX
6 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.25%) WSUS
8 3 (1.69%) SCCM
9 2 (1.12%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.12%) vRealize
10 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.56%) Legato
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.56%) Puppet
10 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (42.70%) EMC
2 61 (34.27%) HP
3 53 (29.78%) NetApp
3 53 (29.78%) VMware
4 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
5 29 (16.29%) Cisco
6 28 (15.73%) Brocade
7 23 (12.92%) 3PAR
8 13 (7.30%) IBM
9 12 (6.74%) Symantec
10 8 (4.49%) Citrix
10 8 (4.49%) Dell
10 8 (4.49%) Isilon
10 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.81%) Hitachi
12 4 (2.25%) Veeam
13 3 (1.69%) Fujitsu
13 3 (1.69%) StorageTek
13 3 (1.69%) Sun
13 3 (1.69%) Veritas
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